Our expert says:
I always prefer to see OCD dealt with by such drug treatment PLUS CBT psychotherapy, as the combination is likely to be more effective.
Maybe you haven't yet found the most suitable AD. They don't generally influence your thinking in a general or intrusive way, but obviously if they life a depression you'd be thinking in less habitually depressed ways, and if they help to relieve OCD, one would be thinking less obsessively.
The CBT is excellent at changing unhelpful habits of thoughtand to help you both control the unpleasant symptoms and find better ways to live with the remnants of these. The drugs help to reduce the impact of the condition, but the psychotherapy helps with the other aspects you sensibly recognize, the problems in living which it causes, and so I recommend you explore that, too.
I don't know whether SADAG ( the depression and anxiety support group ) has specnfic support groups for OCD, though they should - check with them, and even one of their more general support groups could be helpful for you
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